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How to Generate More Traffic to Make Your Website Achieve Higher Ranking

Aug 17, 2007
A simple fact toward to achieve online business success is to drive traffic to your website - lots of traffic, without it, your website will hardly make sales and your online business will go nowhere.

As an online business entrepreneur, one of your big goals is to achieve a good flow of qualified traffic to your website. To reach to this goal, you must do the work to ensure that your website has unique, useful and accessible content.

To generate more traffic and to make your website achieve higher ranking in the search engine, and win over others in the competitive online world, following are some advices that you should take into consideration before you start your online business, or plan to do your next internet marketing campaign.

1. With have search engine in mind - When you designing or creating your website, think about you goal, such as the kind of results you expected to see. Although you can use various types of paid advertising to promote your website later, but search engines are your cheapest and best sources for targeted and organic traffic, so build your website with have search engine in mind is very important.

Do not just simply build a website without even thinking about how you are going to get traffic to it. If you already did, then tweak it. It is more than just to have a nice-looking website. Many people make the mistake of focusing on how the site looks instead of how it works.

Therefore, with have, a clear picture in mind will help you create a better-optimized website.

2. Unique, quality and useful content - You may already read many articles talk about it. Well, it is true though. To generate search engine traffic, especially the organic traffic, you need to regularly update your website and add you own unique with fresh distinctive content into it. Your website must contain adequate volume of information that relevant to the products and services you offer.

Search engines just love that new fresh quality content because its' objective is to deliver to a searcher the most relevant results pertaining to their inquiry. So if you can update your website content consistently and it matches with what searchers are searching for, search engines will just pick your website URL and send you the traffic and boost your online business awareness.

3. Keyword effectively - This is a very critical factor you should consider when you design your website. It is an essential and do not avoid it!

Select precise keywords that related to your website or products and then filling them into a keyword meta-tag. This keywords development will effectively help search engines find you and send traffic to your website.

However, do not just search out a long list of words, which are not related to your website or products and fill them in the meta-tag, it is wasting time and it will not work.

4. Paid hosting - If you are committed to succeed in your online business and increasing traffic through being easily found by search engines, you must use paid hosting instead of use free hosting.

5. All links must be functional - Your whole website's links must be functional and there should no missing website links. This is an obvious thing, but sometimes due to many different reasons, online business owners just forgot this part.

So, after you read this article, go back to your website, check out every page, and ensure your entire website's content, namely missing links and graphics among others are working properly.

6. Search engines - You should understand each search engines are different in how they operate; they do change over time. If you want your website to be visible on search engines, you should learn, know and understand the regulations of the major search engines, so regularly check these rules are necessary.

But do not try to trick search engines. This is the deadly mistake if you did. By trying to trick search engines, you can get your website or page de-listed, downgrade or even banned. It is not worth your time of doing it. So don't do it!

Here are the key things that search engines can consider trickery, which you must not do:

- Do not use the same keywords repeatedly.

- Do not use keywords, which you think is 'popular' or 'trendy', but they are in fact not related to your website at all. If those keywords not related to your website's content, no matter how popular the words are, or how many times other people have searched for, it will not help you with your website's visibility.

- Do not try to hide your keywords or phrases by making them hidden or invisible.

Every online business entrepreneur and marketer is working hard on getting more visitors to their website. The more visitors you receive, the more expected sales you will make.

So you should consider above these advices seriously. Do not just read it and then forget it. If you did, then you will not be able to achieve your online business needs - traffic.
About the Author
Ann Liu, author of "Online Profiting: A Simple Way To Start and Build Your Own Online Business". To learn how YOU too can succeed in Internet and affiliate marketing, please visit http://Marketingbyann.com
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